Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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The Kawartha Barrens trail study
The Kawartha Barrens Trail Study was performed by David Lester during the winter of 2001/2002. The research was performed to identify priority trail features and [sic] propose hiking and skiing routes within and around the Kawartha Barrens Enhanced Management Area, located 45 minutes north of Peterborough, Ontario., Abstract -- Introduction -- Study area -- Benefits of trails -- Literature review -- Methods -- Results -- Requirements -- Wildlife corridor -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Acknowledgements., By David Lester., Includes bibliographic references (p. 23-24)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
The Greater Peterborough Area community vitality indicator project
The collaborative work undertaken constitutes preliminary research to determine the availability of data and information to successfully carry out a Vital Sign report for the Greater Peterborough Area. The goal of this report is to survey the amount and types of relevant information and data that is available for both the city and county of Peterborough., Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- Acronyms -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Review of literature -- Methodology -- Findings -- Reservations about participation in a vital signs report -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- To proceed or not to proceed -- Bibliography -- Appendices., Melissa Chung, Jesse Barke Doka, Emma McNamara and Julia Robinson. --, Includes bibliographic references., IDST 4220Y: Assessment of Development Projects.
The Farmers Diner
Prepared by: Jayme Moorcroft & Jillian Hartnett., Completed for: COIN; Supervising Professor: Susan Thompson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ADMN 4830H Community-Based Research Project.
TRACKS 2011
By: Joanne Defosse and the TRACKS team. --, Includes bibliographic references., Indigenous Studies 4902H: Reading Course.
TCCBE local food sourcing project
Kait McGill. --, Completed for: Benjamin Laurie at the Seasoned Spoon ; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University., Date of project submission: December 2006., ERST/CAST 334H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Sustainable transportation initiatives, the workplace, and Peterborough
Section 1: Introduction. 1.0 Acknowledgements. 1.1 About the project and Peterborough Green-Up. 1.2 What is "sustainable" transportation? 1.3 Sustainable transportation principles. 1.4 Trends in transportation and climate change. 1.5 Negative impacts of climate change in Canada -- Section 2: Community based social marketing. 2.0 Community based social marketing: tools for change. 2.1 Principles of community based social marketing. 2.2 Methods of promoting sustainable behavior -- Section 3: Transportation to the workplace initiatives: Barriers and approaches. 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Institutional challenges. 3.3 Workplace solutions to overcoming barriers. 3.4 Lifestyle benefits of travel alternatives -- Section 4: Case studies. Case study I: Vancouver's trip reduction program. 4.0 Overview. 4.1 Main objectives. 4.2 Solutions to barriers. 4.3 Results. 4.4 Recommendations for follow-up studies. Case Study II: Ottawa's transportation management program proposal. 4.5 Overview. 4.6 Main objectives. 4.7 Solutions to barriers. 4.8 Recommendations for follow-up studies -- Section 5: Applications in Peterborough and conclusions. 5.0 Transportation applications in Peterborough. 5.1 Conclusions -- Section 6: Resources and bibliography, and appendices. 6.0 Resources. 6.1 Bibliography -- Section 7: Appendices. 7.0 Climate change and transportation ad campaigns. 7.1 Planned road extensions and expansions in Peterborough., Project By: Andre L'Italien., Includes bibliography (p. 26-27)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Sustainable housing alternatives
Introduction -- What is sustainability? -- Why sustainable alternative are needed -- Different approaches to sustainable housing -- Analysis/conclusions -- Contact information -- References., prepared by Robin Kortright. --, For Professor Jennifer Clapp and Community Opportunity and Innovation Network (COIN) Inc. through the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education, April 27, 2001., Includes bibliographic references (p. 44)., ERST 383: Community-Based Research Project.
Sustainable food sourcing
Locally sourced food is a more sustainable, more ecologically friendly alternative to mainstream methods such as buying through a large scale food distribution wholesaler. Accessing local producers affords the buyer a greater degree of power over how their produce is grown, harvested, stored and transported and so on. When interacting with a producer, buyers have options; they may purchase food once its harvested, at a farmers market, roadside stand or at a retailer., Abstract -- Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background and context -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Research and analysis methodology. 3.2 Stakeholders. 3.3 Interviews -- 4. Introduction to forward contracting -- 5. Literature review. 5.1 Sysco. 5.2 Colorado crop to cuisine. 5.3 McCain. 5.4 Blue skies. 5.5 Sisters of St. Ann. 5.6 Ignatius farms -- 6. Findings -- 6.1 Interviews. 6.2 Advantages and concerns. 6.3 Alternatives to forward contracts. 6.4 Best practices regarding forward contracting. 6.5 Incentive instruments -- [sic] 6. Conclusion -- 7. Recommendations -- 8. Works cited -- 9.1 Appendix A -- 9.2 Appendix B., By Ryan Ciccale and Diego Garcia. --, Completed for: The Seasoned Spoon Cafe. Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: May 2012. Term: Fall/Winter 2011-12., Includes bibliography., International Development Studies 4200Y - Assessment of Development Projects.
Sustainability
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Research questions -- Methodlogy -- Literature review -- Background statistical information -- Worldwide indicators and sustainability frameworks -- Recommended indicators for the City of Peterborough -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., James Durkin., Includes final research report., Date of Project completion: April 1, 2006, Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-57)., GEOG 440, Geography, Research in Physical Geography.
Survey and marketing analysis of Peterborough area educators
Due to school board amalgamation three years ago, the Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre lost its funding from the Peterborough Board of Education. Since this time, the Centre has been struggling to maintain bookings by area schools., 1. Abstract -- 2. Introduction -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Orientation. 3.2 Research method selection. 3.3 Survey compilation. 3.4 Study area selection. 3.5 Sample selection. 3.6 Survey approval. 3.7 Survey distribution and retrieval. 3.8 Data analysis. 3.9 Compilation of final report -- 4. Results. 4.1 Response analysis by site. 4.2 Contingency tables. 4.3 Code frame development tables. 4.4 Rating scale: Question #18. 4.5 Rating scale: Question #20. 4.6 Pie charts -- 5. Discussion. 5.1 Discussion for individual questions. 5.2 Marketing analysis. 5.2.1 Advertising. 5.2.2 Educational justification. 5.2.3 Presentations. 5.2.4 Correspondence. 5.2.5 Open houses -- 6. Conclusion -- 7. Appendices. 7.1 Accompanying letter. 7.2 Survey 7.3 Map of study area. 7.4 Map of Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre -- 8. References., prepared by Mary-Kate Christopher. --, Prepared for: Jacob Rodenburg, Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre., Geography: Honours Thesis.
Spaces of racism II
Section one: Introduction -- Section two: Methodology -- Section three: Analysis -- Racism -- Sexism and gender discrimination as compared to racism -- Comparison to last year's results -- Section four: Conclusion -- Section five: Recommendations -- Appendices., by Linzy Bonham and Andres Salazar., WMST 483H
Spaces of racism
The study aimed to create a survey instrument, Spaces of Racism, and to test it on a sample audience. The study was based on Trent, Peterborough and Canada's official stance on multiculturalism., Section 1: Background -- Section 2: The study -- Section 3: Data collection -- Section 4: Analysis -- Section 5: Future study and recommendations -- Section 6: Conclusions and final remarks -- Section 7: Bibliography -- Section 8: Appendices., by Syed Khalid Hussan and Andres Salazar. --, Includes: Final research project, bibliography, appendices., Completed for: Caroline Archambault at Community Race Relations Committee; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Cente for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 422, Assessment of Development Projects, Community-based research project.

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